Saturday, August 17, 2013

Friday Nite Sew-In

I had started this table runner at the quilt retreat last week-end but now I've finished the top and need to quilt it.  This ended up being 60" long but it's a gift for my sister-in-law and she has a formal dining room so this will be fine on her table.  She loves blue so there is a lot of blue.
This is the third result of this runner and the first one is still on my design wall, then instead of the blue between the blocks I cut 2.5x2.5 and sewed those together from the fabrics but after all of that work I did this.

I was able to purchase the blue fabric at the retreat on the clearance table for $3.00 yard!!  It's nice fabric.  The pin wheels are from moda fabric.

Working on drawing on fabric with permanent markers.  I haven't sprayed alcohol on the first photo.

This one I've sprayed with alcohol.  Would anyone like a tutorial on how to do this?
A Christmas pin cushion that needs to be sewed shut.

This is Makla Dubrawsky fabric from Moda and I found this yard this morning.  I did some Internet shopping yesterday and had purchased the jelly roll for this and 2 yards of this fabric.  Then I found that I already had a yard!!  LOL  Does anyone else do that?  She designs my favorite fabric and when you see these colors in person they are amazing!!  My colors!!  The big quilt that I finished a couple of posts back is the first line she did for Moda.  My friend Suzy did a quilt last week-end with the first line of fabric.  Nice to have a friend who has the same taste in fabric as you!!

I feel this has been a productive Sew-In and I'm going to be in a Blog Hop in September over at
There is a button to click on in the top left of this page.
I think that my day is the 24th and I will have a give away to sign up for then.

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you're having a great day/evening!!!!


Susan said...

Looks like you had a productive night too - interesting that you draw with markers and then spray with alcohol - is that just to blur the image or does it set it in some way???

Jody Herbert said...

Lovely table runner! A great FNSI for you.

SoozeM said...

Your table runner is gorgeous!! I am a bit partial to blue too :)

Wendy B said...

You got lots done Judy...well done and thanks for joining in! xox sugary hugs :o)

Maria said...

Lots of interesting projects...

Anonymous said...

A very productive evening! Lots of variety.

Sheri said...

Hi Judy,
Your table runner is pretty and summery! Love pin wheels! I was wondering about the alcohol on the fabric marker drawing. Looks like it makes it run a bit to give it a different look? I'm curious to find out more about it.